Hitachi Rail has connected Rio Tinto’s newest mine in Western Australia to the AutoHaul network, the world’s first fully automated heavy-haul rail system.
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The purchase of four battery-electric locomotives to be used for the Pilbara region of Western Australia, contributes to Rio Tinto's pledge to half its carbon emissions by 2030.
Vossloh Tie Technologies has won contract which will see concrete ties supplied to Rio Tinto Koodaideri mining project in North Western Australia by 2020.
Rio Tinto has been celebrating the successful deployment of AutoHaul™, the world’s first automated heavy-haul long distance rail network.
The $940 million AutoHaul™ programme is focused on automating trains transporting iron ore to Rio Tinto’s port facilities in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Autonomous train operation has developed further in Western Australia with Rio Tinto’s first successful delivery of iron ore using a driverless train…
Rio Tinto’s AutoHaul project has progressed further and once all trains are autonomous, it will be the world’s first heavy haul, long distance autonomous operation…